Ongoing work to SpeakSooner from CCM

October 19, 2016

On Friday, October 14 Dr. Bernard Bandman was interviewed by Ed Rabinowitz of Physician’s Money Digest for his upcoming column on physicians educating patients. Doctor patient communication is at the heart of CCM’s SpeakSooner initiative and it is gratifying that this work continues to be sought out by the medical community. On Monday, October 17 […]


Spreading the word about SpeakSooner

August 31, 2016

The Center for Communication in Medicine’s SpeakSooner initiative continues to build momentum through their community education programs. These programs prepare patients and their loved ones to open timely conversations with caregivers and medical professionals. In May Dr. Bernard Bandman and Celia Engel Bandman appeared on WCAX TV in Burlington VT to discuss “Tips for Talking with your Doctor During Tough […]


Community Education Program in Manchester Vermont

July 6, 2016

On Tuesday, August 16, 2016 5:30-7pm at the Manchester Community Library the Bennington-based Center for Communication in Medicine (CCM) will present “Being A Caregiver & Caring for Oneself: A Delicate Balance”. The program, second in CCM’s 2016 SpeakSooner community education series, will explore the challenges of caring for a loved one who is seriously ill […]


Sirius XM Doctor Radio features CCM founder Dr. Bernard Bandman

May 20, 2016

Sirius XM Doctor Radio features CCM founder Dr. Bernard Bandman talking about challenges that patients and doctors face with difficult conversations. Listen to the interview here:


SpeakSooner Panel Discussion a Great Success

May 2, 2016

On Tuesday April 26 the Center for Communication’s (CCM) presented a SpeakSooner community education program in Bennington, Vermont focusing on resources that can help in living with long-term illness. Over 100 people attended “Finding Your Path Through Illness & Getting The Help You Need” at Oldcastle Theater. The panel, moderated by CCM co-founder Bernard Bandman, […]